The Department was established in the year 1972.The department continuously strives for all round development of the students and makes  efforts to nourish the concept of“विश्वबन्धुत्वम्”   and “ वसुधैव कुटुम्बकम्”in the students. The students are made aware of the rich Indian Culture and heritage  through the texts prescribed by the Bangalore University. The Department has the forum named as “VIBHA” meaning lusture.